‘I can’t believe a film about menstruation just won an Oscar’ – Period. End of Sentence review

When producer Melissa Berton and director Rayka Zehtabchi accepted an Oscar for their documentary, Period. End of Sentence earlier this month, one sentence in Zehtabchi’s speech captured the awe and elation of the evening. Steven Allison reviews their award-winning film and analyses how it can help India’s evolving attitude towards women.

Picks from the 2018 Ax Wound Film Festival

To mark 10 years of Women in Horror Month (@WiHmonth), Steven Allison chooses his top 5 films from @AxWoundFilmFest 2018, an event which champions horror films made by women #AWFF #WiHM #WiHMX

Navigating the tricky terrain of romance as a trans person

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Think dating is tough? Try dating as a #trans person. Steven Allison speaks to two people about their experiences in the world of love and explores just how different those encounters can be.

How #metooIndia is confronting the ‘world’s most dangerous country for women’

The patriarchy that helped confirm Kavanaugh’s nomination to the US Supreme Court may reign strong worldwide. However, a second wave of the #metoo movement is helping to advance the discourse of women’s rights, this time in India. Steven Allison discusses.

What Keeps You Alive – An enjoyable but implausible story of revenge

In his second review of our underreported horror movies series, Steven Allison picks apart the classic yet unbelievable plot of What Keeps You Alive

Revenge – A timely, violent tale of female retribution

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As Halloween draws nearer, it’s time to take a serious look at 2018’s horror movie offerings. Steven Allison starts by discussing Revenge, a tale which throws female vengeance into the spotlight.